The rural setting is wonderful and if you’re looking for a romantic location that would confound many people’s image of Tenerife, this is the place.
It’s not often that I’m compelled to find out what the background music is in restaurants on Tenerife, but the jazzy riffs with a hint of Andalusian rhythms providing the audio backdrop to the Sabor Español Tasca & Restaurant at the Barcélo Santiago Hotel were really rather cool
Although tapas is readily available on Tenerife, with many Canarian and Spanish restaurants including a tapas section on their menus, specialist restaurants dedicated to the art of el tapeo are still relatively thin on the ground; Tasca el Olivo on Casa Iriarte in Puerto de la Cruz is one of them.
Think Tenerife is full of cheap and cheerful bars and restaurants serving bog standard Brit food? Think again. There are plenty of stylish contemporary, romantically rustic and historically atmospheric eateries in which to enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner with your soul mate]…]